Chicago Scholars accepting applications for 2026 graduation class, offers mentorship, merit-based scholarships

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago Scholars is now accepting applications for the 2026 graduation class program.

Chicago Scholars helps students through the college process. The organization mentors under-resourced or first-generation students. It specifically works to find ambitious students and helps them meet their goals. Once students are enrolled in college, they continue to receive support.

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The 2026 graduating class will also have the chance to attend the Chicago Scholars Onsite College and Leadership Forum. It is a one day event that typically sees more than 1,100 offers of admission and $42 million in merit aid.

For more information on the program, click here.

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To apply, click here.
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